Competition began at the 140th Westminster Dog Show at the Westminster Kennel Club in New York on Feb. 15, 2016.
Westminster dog show
The 139th annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show was held at Madison Square Garden on February 16-17, 2015. The event featured 192 dog breeds and drew nearly 3,000 global competitors.
Miss P, a 15-inch beagle, handled by William Alexander, won “Best in Show” on Tuesday night.
Every year over 2,500 dogs compete in one of the most prestigious dog shows in the world, The Westminster Dog Show. The show was first held in 1877 and is the second-longest continuously held sporting event in the U.S., second only to the Kentucky Derby.
This year’s contest runs February 16-17 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
Pedigree pooches and their handlers have taken over Madison Square Garden and Pier 92 and 94 in New York City for the 138th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
Westminster dog show begins, flooding in the UK, more scenes from Sochi and more in today’s daily brief.
The week ahead for February 10-16: New York Fashion Week; Westminster Kennel Club show; Valentine’s Day
A look at what’s coming up on the East Coast and around the world. This week, that includes a Beatles anniversary, an angry organic farmer and a hungry Angela Merkel doppelganger.
Feb. 11 Photo Brief: Pope Benedict XVI resigns, Pope candidates, prepping for Westminster dog show, European Sauna Marathon
Pope Benedict XVI resigns top post citing health concerns, a look at potential Pope candidates, prepping for the Westminster dog show, something called the European Sauna Marathon and more in today’s daily brief. | Warning: Photos may depict injury or death.